• Part-Time Evening
  • 1 year
  • Health and Social Care
  • Degree (SCQF Level 9)


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Intro to the course:

This course is delivered in the evening. The Level 4 Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) in Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 9 allows candidates to demonstrate competence in job related skills in their particular area of work. This qualification has been designed in partnership with the Sector Skills Council, Skills for Care and Development to ensure relevance to the sector. You will undertake 4 mandatory units, 4 optional units and career skills units.

Degree (SCQF Level 9)

Study mode
Part-Time Evening

Start date

Who is the course for?

Those working in the care industry who wish to gain further promotion. Must be working at a senior/deputy manager level.

What will I study?

  • maintain effective communication systems and practice Lead practice for health and safety in the work setting
  • take responsibility for the continuing professional development of yourself and others 
  • lead practice that promotes the safeguarding of individuals

Next step course options

SVQ 4 Care Services Leadership and Management Level 10

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of evidence - reflective accounts, assignments, direct observations, professional discussions.

Why should I choose this course?

To gain further progression into management within the health and social care sector

Where can this course lead?

Further progression within the care sector

What are the entry requirements?

  • SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare
  • must be working in a senior position/deputy manager role

What are the interview arrangements?

Individual interviews

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for evening:

This course is eligible for:
- SAAS part time fee grant

Find out more about Individual Training Accounts (ITA): https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Find out more about Part-Time Fee Grants (PFGs): https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Part-Time Evening Start date 03/09/2024 Duration 1 year
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